Latest NY Region News from the NY Times
- Man Dies After Subway Train Drags Him Into Tunnel
A piece of the 39-year-old’s clothing or the strap of his bag apparently became caught on a train at Grand Central Terminal, witnesses said.
- Albert Vorspan, 95, Is Dead; Rallied Reform Judaism for Social Justice
He was a catalyst in the movement’s embrace of the struggles for civil rights and against the Vietnam War, apartheid and continuing anti-Semitism.
- Can a Republican Win a Citywide Race in N.Y.? Maybe, With Amazon’s Help
Eric Ulrich, one of two Republicans among 17 candidates for public advocate, may be well positioned to gather votes among those angry at Amazon’s exit.
- Marijuana Tax in New Jersey? It Could be $42 an Ounce
Gov. Philip D. Murphy reached an agreement with legislative leaders regarding marijuana legalization. But support in the state legislature is uncertain.
- Off the Menu: O:N, From the Team Behind Her Name Is Han, Opens in NoMad
Natural wine and rotisserie chicken in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, an all-day cafe from a Huertas partner in Williamsburg, and other restaurant news.
US News from Stuff.co.nz
- Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free ahead of summit
As the summit frenzy shakes Hanoi, hairdresser Le Tuan Duong has joined in.
- Isis: Handling US citizens who joined IS but now left is 'extremely complicated'
US State Department say ensuring they’re prosecuted and detained is the best solution to preventing them from returning to the battlefield.
- Donald Trump approves plan to create Space Force under control of US Air Force
The US president will put his Space Force under Air Force control, failing to measure up to his initial vision.
- How Juan Guaido plans to get Venezuela's soldiers on side
Venezuela’s top military brass have a lot to lose if would-be Venezuela President takes charge.
- Former NFL football player fatally shot in car park dispute
Former Seahawks player shot and killed over parking space dispute with neighbour.
- Critic’s Pick: Review: Early Hollywood in Black and White in ‘Vera Stark’
Lynn Nottage’s barbed satire looks at the narrow options offered African-American actresses in a movie industry that can’t shake stereotypes.
- Review: ‘Merrily We Roll Along,’ the Way It Never, Ever Was
This revival of Stephen Sondheim’s musical, about a Broadway composer who sells out to Hollywood, is not so much stripped-down as emaciated.
- Bibi Ferreira, Grande Dame of Brazilian Stage, Dies at 96
Ms. Ferreira, who kept singing well into her 90s, brought Broadway musicals to Brazil and made the music of Édith Piaf and Frank Sinatra her own.
- An Infamous ‘Lolita’ Musical Gets a Belated New York Debut
A celebration of the “My Fair Lady” lyricist and librettist offers audiences a chance to reconsider one of his biggest flops.
- Lisa Borders, CEO of Time’s Up Anti-Harassment Group, Resigns
Borders, formerly president of the WNBA, is leaving Time’s Up for family reasons after four months in the position.